Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Chinese-English Translation

The programme is designed to develop students' abilities in Chinese-English translating and interpreting; it includes in-sessional classes which priovide advanced language and study support.

Entry requirements

Fluent or near fluent command of English plus fluent or near fluent command of Chinese, and a good degree or equivalent in a relevant language subject; applicants who do not have a sufficient level of intercultural skills or sufficient experience in academic writing in the British context may be admitted to the 2 year programme, in which the 1st year is spent studying academic English and background courses for translating and interpreting. Non-fluent speakers of English must provide evidence of their English language ability. This must be IELTS 7.0, or equivalent, with no element below 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: translating; conference interpreting; translation and interpreting studies; international politics and organisations; MSc dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,020 per Year 1 (EU) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (EU) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (England) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,930 per Whole course (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 451 3284